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Seeking IT specialist volunteers

IT / Programming volunteer needed for Ethical Reading

Role: IT Volunteer

Purpose

We’re looking for one or two information technology (IT) specialist volunteers to support the work of Ethical Reading. We have a broad set of programmes and initiatives, over 20 volunteers and use a wide range of software systems.

Description

Ethical Reading is a fast growing social enterprise and we need robust, agile software systems to support the work we do. We’re seeking IT specialist volunteers with a range of previous experience from help desk support, administration and code development.

The work may include the following activities, depending on your previous experience and preferences:

  • Helping to develop our IT strategy and roadmap
  • User IT help desk support
  • MSOffice 365 systems administration including SharePoint
  • Ethical Reading Wiki development
  • Helping with Ethical Reading website updates

Support given:

  • Volunteer induction and coaching
  • Regular meetings with the lead Director
  • Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
  • Volunteers monthly meeting and monthly “Friday drinks”

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Proficient in IT systems administration and or software development
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office365 administration would be helpful

Time commitment 

  • 4-8 hours per week
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Gurprit Singh, Director
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07958269799
Mobile?
07958269799
Contact instructions?
email any day of the week

Location description
Working from home
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
4 to 8 hours per week
Task type?
IT / Programming
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalDecisiveBusiness orientatedSerious and determinedSupportiveCreative
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Volunteer induction and coaching, Regular meetings with the lead Director, Volunteers monthly meeting and monthly “Friday drinks”
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel & Business Expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
24 June 2021

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